Who We Are

Toastmasters Southern Africa (also known as District 74) was established in 1978 as a non-profit organisation to help corporate and community groups in Southern Africa develop public speaking and leadership skills. Toastmasters Southern Africa boasts over 250 clubs in Angola, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, including corporate partners such as Nedbank, Old Mutual, Standard Bank, Vodacom, and MultiChoice. The organisation has helped many members of communities and companies to become more effective communicators and leaders.

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About Toastmasters International

Toastmasters International is a worldwide non-profit educational organisation that empowers individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado. The organisation’s membership exceeds 352,000 in more than 16,400 branches in 141 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people from diverse backgrounds become more confident speakers, communicators and leaders. For information about local Toastmasters branches, please visit www.toastmasters74.org.

To know about our programmes or leadership development opportunities contact our Public Relations team via email pr@toastmasters74.org. For more information about our programmes, visit www.toastmasters74.org/Pathways.

Toastmasters International Mission

  • We empower individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders.

District Mission

  • We build new clubs and support all clubs in achieving excellence.

Club Mission

  • We provide a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth.

Toastmasters International Core Values

  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Service
  • Excellence

Toastmasters International Envisioned Future

  • To be the first-choice provider of dynamic, high-value, experiential communication and leadership skills development.